Three Observations on Teacher Preparation From Local Educators

Author: Laurie Jacobs

February 19th, 2020

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We’re Hiring – Program Officer

January 9th, 2020

Author: Nancy Millard

DOES DELAWARE HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO ADDRESS THE TEACHER DIVERSITY GAP?

January 2nd, 2020

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DIGGING DEEPER: EQUITY GAPS IN COLLEGE AND CAREER PREP

April 24th, 2019

Author: Shyanne Miller

States across the nation are prioritizing both college readiness and career prep, as economists predict that by 2025, 65 percent of all jobs will require training beyond a high school diploma. Delaware is no different.   Within the last decade Delaware has made strides to ensure college and career readiness is part of its education (and...

CHILDCARE INVESTMENT SHORTAGE HURTS PARENTS—AND PROVIDERS

March 8th, 2019

Author: Shyanne Miller

Raising a child is expensive, as any parent will tell you. According to Economic Policy Institute, a family on a full-time minimum-wage salary can expect to spend up to 64 percent of their income on just infant care. A family with just two children—an infant and a four-year-old—can pay more than $19,000 per year—more than 56 percent more...

TAKING A LEAP OF FAITH WITH DELAWARE’S EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: Q&A WITH MELANIE THOMAS-PRICE

March 1st, 2019

Author: Laurie Jacobs

Melanie Thomas-Price, founder and administrator of A Leap of Faith Child Development Center (ALOF), is passionate about positively influencing the lives of children at an early age. Over the past decade, this lifelong Delawarean has been preparing low-income children and families for a successful start in school and life. We spoke with Melanie...

9 Questions about Property Reassessment in Delaware

February 14th, 2019

Author: Neil Kirschling

9 Earlier this year, civil rights groups sued Delaware over education funding for low-income, disadvantaged students. In this blog, we’ll break down what you need to know about property reassessment in Delaware. 1. What does property reassessment have to do with education? About 27 percent of all public education...

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